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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 79121
Last updated: 10 August 2019
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Date:27-FEB-1917
Time:10:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2e
Owner/operator:8 Sqn RFC
Registration: 2530
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Blaireville, Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de-France region -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
27.2.17: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2e No. 2530 from 8 Squadron, RFC. Shot down in flames over Blairville, 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Arras, Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France (at approximate Coordinates: 5013′14″N 242′53″E). Both crew of B.E.2e No.2530 - Second Lieutenants Edwin Albert Pope (aged 27) and Hubert Alfred Johnson (ged 23) - were KIA (Killed In Action). Shot down by air ace Werner Voss - it was his 10th victory in air to air combat

Sources:

1. http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/index.php
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_victories_of_Werner_Voss
3. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/91581/pope,-edwin-albert/
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/91314/johnson,-hubert-alfred/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2019 03:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2019 12:59 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
08-Feb-2019 00:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities]

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